Meanwhile...Check out these two instars of the ladybug, getting close to its final molt and adult stage. These were found on a tansy, which is one plant that will attract them to lay eggs on. Some more found on other plants that most likely had aphids on them with the eggs were laid. All photos by Melissa Guillet.
|Dewey ladybug on chamomile. Ladybugs do like nectar |
in addition to scale bugs and aphids.
|This ladybug finds a buffet of black aphids on a rhubarb stalk.|